Employee Confidence Rebounds Following Shutdown

New York — Dec. 3

U.S. employees’ confidence in the workplace was restored after a decline following the government shutdown in October, according to the Randstad Employee Index.

The monthly tracker — which measures outlook on jobs, the economy and career prospects — rose three points during November, to 54.5. The Randstad study was conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Randstad and included 977 employed U.S. adults ages 18 and older.

Employees also reported higher levels of confidence in the economy and job market. The number of workers indicating the strength of the economy has improved increased by eight percentage points in November.

Source: Randstad